Caring for an elderly relative can be a challenging and expensive task. Find out where to find financial assistance when caring for an elderly relative.
Caring for an elderly family member with dementia or Alzheimer's disease can be incredibly stressful. Learn some steps you can take as a caregiver that will help reduce stress while providing compassionate care.
Holidays are a magical time of year when you have the opportunity to give gifts that show your love and appreciation for the people in your life, including your seniors. If your senior is in a situation that may find them moving into a retirement home soon, there is no better time than now to give them gifts that will help make that transition as smooth and seamless as possible. Senior Helpers of Clearwater, which serves the Clearwater, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Pinellas Park, Largo, and Clearwater Beaches can also assist you with the transition, helping your seniors to move through the process of moving into a retirement home with ease. Take a look at our list of recommended gifts that will help your seniors as they adjust from their own homes to retirement homes.
Being bedridden or wheelchair-bound can be emotionally and mentally straining, especially for seniors. Whether it's due to chronic illness, surgery, severe injury, or old age, the inability of an elderly loved one to leave their bed or wheelchair makes them lose much of their independence, freedom, and enjoyment of life.
Fortunately, there are many ways to help a senior loved one feel better. A small gesture such as getting them a gift may just be what is required to lift their mood and make their day. Additionally, getting them a gift can make them more comfortable, bring them joy, entertain them, and also help them forget about their current situation for a while.
The holidays are here, and it means it's time to share a meal with your family and friends. For those who are worried about diabetes, you can try these Thanksgiving dishes in moderation.
While it is important that you take care of your senior loved one, you also need to take care of yourself. Here's what you can do if you feel overwhelmed as a caregiver to a family member.
Days are shorter now thanks to fall and winter. Seniors who live at home alone prefer not to go out after the sun sets. Here are 6 strategies for fighting loneliness and isolation.
As the seasons change, so does the indoor air quality. You can improve your home's indoor air quality during these fall and winter seasons.
Autumn gives off a vibe of change and renewal. This is a great chance for seniors to engage in some habits and hobbies to extend their healthspans.
According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the leading cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries among senior citizens. The CDC also reported that about 3 million seniors are treated each year for fall injuries and more than 32,000 die from the 36 million falls. Therefore, it is essential that caregivers, whether professional or not, take time to learn about various prevention efforts and activities, especially as the September 18-24, 2022 fall prevention week approaches.
If you are a compassionate person with a desire to work with seniors living in Pinellas Park or Safety Harbor, contact Senior Helpers Clearwater to learn more about care options. Below are the most effective home rails and bars to prevent slips and falls among persons over the age of 65:
Happy Autumn! This is the third season of the year; the weather becomes cooler, and the days also become shorter. This is a perfect time for our senior adults to ensure they are safe and well.
Below is a checklist to help our senior adults who reside in areas around Clearwater, Dunedin, Safety Harbor, Pinellas Park, Largo, and Clearwater beaches prepare their homes for the season.
Whether your senior loved one needs help caring for senior dogs, tidying up around the house, or getting to appointments, Senior Helpers in Clearwater, FL, can help. Our compassionate team members strive to provide your loved ones with outstanding care.
When it comes to choices for your loved one after a diagnosis of dementia or Alzheimer’s, you may feel limited to nursing homes or assisted living facilities. You may fear that such a change might lead your loved one to take a turn for the worse. And in many ways, changing their everyday environment would be a detriment to their overall wellbeing. So, with the option of relocating your newly diagnosed loved one to an assisted living facility being more of a last resort choice, you may ask yourself, what else can you do?
Winter fall prevention takes a little planning and possibly some acceptance that the risk is higher for a senior loved one. Your loved one may need to be reminded to take small steps and aim for the use of handrails whenever possible. Perhaps, it should be routine to check the weather before leaving home. If snow or freezing rain is expected; reschedule activities that take place outside of the home. While you may not be able to keep your senior loved one from falling this winter, but you can follow these tips to possibly prevent a serious injury.
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